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Dec 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Report: Asian American to Co-Lead Women Production Company

posted by Randall
Janice Min

By Austin Hargrave – Provided by The Hollywood Reporter via Wikimedia Commons

Janice Min, former editor of US Weekly who is also credited with turning around the Hollywood Reporter, will reportedly run a new TV and digital production company.

The New York Post reports Min will launch an LA based start up with ex-CBS entertainment … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Former Republican Quits Party Over Roy Moore and Donald Trump

posted by Randall
Kurt Bardella

Kurt Bardella

A man who was once a rising star in the Republican party has left the GOP to become a Democrat.

As Kurt Bardella put it in an opinion piece for USA Today, the Republicans “would rather elect a sexual predator who preys on underage teenagers at the local mall, than a crime-fighting … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 7, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Merchants Fear for their Lives

posted by Randall

Bullet Proof Glass ProtestThe Philadelphia City Council is scheduled to vote next Thursday on a bill to ban merchants from using bullet proof glass to separate themselves from customers, according to Fox News.
 
The bill which is part of a larger measure cracking down on public loitering and nuisances is opposed by many Asian American merchants … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 7, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Congresswoman Judy Chu Arrested at Pro-DACA Rally

posted by Randall

 

DACA protest Dec 2017

Demonstrators await their arrests Wednesday after attending a demonstration asking for a vote for the Dream Act

Views from the Edge

Two members of Congress — Rep. Judy Chu, D-CA, and Rep. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., —were among the 182 demonstrators arrested during a rally demanding that Congress pass a clean Dream Act.… Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans and Blacks Protest in Support of Dreamers and TPS

posted by Randall

AAPI Immigrant Organizing Table Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined together at a news conference as part of a day of action for Dreamers and TPS

 

About 150 Asian Americans and Blacks marched in solidarity on Capitol Hill Tuesday to demand passage of protection on … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

High Number of Asian Americans Say They Face Discrimination

posted by Randall

NPR Asian American Survey

A poll of a representative sample of 500 Asian Americans found a significant number in the community say they have personally experienced discrimination.

The survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is part of a larger survey of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Diversifying Broadway, One Play at a Time!

posted by Tanvi Wattal

 

Broadway’s lack of diversity, in regards to both race and gender, has not gone unnoticed. Splinter News reports, “during Broadway’s 2015-2016 season, only two plays were written by women.  Therefore, Young Jean Lee’s play, Straight White Men, is all the more important to acknowledge.

Lee has made history by being the first playwright … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 5, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Oh, No. Brenda Song Dating Macaulay Culkin

posted by Randall

Pictures are popping up of child stars Macaulay Culkin of Home Alone fame with Disney star Brenda Song.

As Entertainment Tonight reports, the two are feeling “the Paris love.”

The two were spotted together in Paris last … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 4, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Asian American Senators React to Senate Republicans’ Tax Reform Bill

posted by Randall

Capitol buildingViews from the Edge

In the middle of the night when America was asleep, Republicans passed a tax bill that could add over a trillion dollars to the national debt, according the Congressional Budget Office.

The GOP presented a 500-page bill that was rammed through hours later even though no Senator had time to read … Read more

Campus

Dec 3, 2017 Ξ 5 comments

Asian American Medical Resident on Probation after Alleging Workplace Harassment

posted by Louis Chan

Eugene Gu

An accomplished and outspoken medical resident at Vanderbilt University in Nashville told AsAmnews he’s on probation following a series of tweets about ” bullying” at the university’s Medical Center.

On November 7, Gu tweeted about an incident he says happened earlier this year involving a fellow resident.

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